Proposal on developing countries

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Mr. Bogdan Wenta Development Commission (DEVE) EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Dear Sir The needs of developing countries are estimated at 3.3 trillion – 4.5 trillion $ annually [1]. And official development assistance from all OECD countries amounted to 142.6 billion $ [2] in 2016, or around 3-4% of needs. This disproportion may give the impression that helping […]

How to help

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Charity The first instinct is to give a little of your money or things. Such a gesture is valuable for the poor, because in the countries of the Global South, the currency from our countries in the Global North is much more valuable than in our country – more can be bought there. For a […]

Fairtrade

The best way to help poor countries

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The best way to support people in poor countries is to buy there. Buying is better than sending stuff, sending money, giving loans, investing because in supported countries: It activates entrepreneurship, which results in economic growth that brings about prosperity, Increases the demand for employees, Allows to maintain dignity, Does not fix the attitude “I’ll […]

ODA

Official development assistance

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38 of the richest states spend 0.5% of their revenue (on average) on Official Development Assistance (ODA) for 162 countries and territories. This aid represents 3% of the total income of the 70 poorest countries. With ODA their average national income per capita is $ 1717, and without this year’s grant it would be $ […]

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

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In 2015, the UN defined the Sustainable Development program. Goal 1 is to eradicate poverty, and the first way to achieve defined objectives is to invest in underdeveloped countries. The needs of developing countries are estimated at $ 3.3 trillion to $ 4.5 trillion per year. Such subsidies would immediately increase incomes of poor countries […]

MCR

Fair contributions

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Example Imagine the following situation. I have 1500 income, you have 1100, and our homeless friend 200. We decided to help him by donating 10% of our income. Is this contribution fair? So I’ll give him 150, you 110, 260 together. I’ll stay in my pocket 1350 and you’ll get 990. But the necessary expenses, […]